A longitudinal study of peridontal status comparing osseous recontouring with flap curettage. I. Results after 6 months.

@article{Smith1980ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of peridontal status comparing osseous recontouring with flap curettage. I. Results after 6 months.},
  author={David H. Smith and William F. Ammons and Gerald van Belle},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={1980},
  volume={51 7},
  pages={367-75}
}
The purpose this study was to test for short-term clinical differences in periodontal status after treatment with osseous recontouring and flap curettage in humans. Twelve systemically healthy patients with bilaterally similar marginal periodontal destruction received a standardized regime of presurgical therapy. The posterior segments of these patients were then treated with osseous recontouring and flap curettage. The investigators assigned the segments in one jaw at random to osseous… CONTINUE READING